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Novel Antibiotics At ICAAC Spur Optimism On Resistance Front

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

While short-term prospects are dim for new antibiotics to treat multi-drug-resistant pathogens – Gram-negative bacteria in particular – research presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy indicates a handful of novel compounds could be ready for prime time in as few as four or five years.

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